Welcome to the Convention of the Scientific Staff

The Convention serves to provide KIT-wide information and to form opinions among the group of scientific employees at KIT. This includes the academic staff (according to § 10 para. 1 sentence 2 no. 2 LHG) as well as the scientific staff and the scientific-technical staff (according to § 14 para. 3 sentence 1 no. 2 KIT Act). It currently consists of more than 90 elected and delegated members.

The Convention is the basis for the dialog between the KIT management level and the scientific staff. The main tasks of the Convention are to bundle the opinions and concerns of the KIT scientific staff and to make recommendations to the KIT bodies, to support the mutual flow of information between the KIT bodies and the scientific staff, and to improve the lively dialog and networking between persons from different areas. The Convention represents the scientific staff through representatives in Senate Commissions, Steering Commissions of Priorities and Centers, Program Commissions, Appointment Commissions.

For more information on tasks, members and organization, please see the page "About us". Everyone is invited to get involved in the Convention, for example at the public Convention meetings, by contacting members of the Convention or by emailing us at info at konvent.kit.edu.

The representatives of the scientific staff in committees and commissions of KIT and externally are listed on the page "Commissions and Representations".

Information and further links on topics relevant for the group of scientific employees can be found on the page "Topics and Projects".

The page "Meetings" informs about the regular Convention meetings.


Convention of the Academic and Scientific Staff at KIT

Spokespersons: Dr. Jürgen Liedtke, Dr. Tim Scharnweber
Office of the Convention
KIT / CN Building 521
D-76128 Karlsruhe
Phone: +49 721 608-22552
E-mail: info∂konvent kit edu

Nächste Konventsitzung

14. November 2022, 14:00 Uhr
Hybrid - online und CS, Senatssaal, 3. OG, Geb. 11.30


The strong representation of several thousand scientific employees at KIT.